10 March 2020
Albert Ullin & the Little Bookroom
We pay tribute to Albert Ullin OAM, whose much-loved Little Bookroom shops sparked many Melbourne childrens' first encounters with books written especially for their age group.
17 February 2020
Find out about the engaging learning experiences on offer in our Schools programs, which address Australia's falling literacy rates by fostering a love of reading from a young age.
12 February 2020
Meet the kids who co-designed Pauline Gandel Children's Quarter
Meet some of the enthusiastic young members of our Children's Advisory Committee who helped design the Pauline Gandel Children's Quarter.
06 February 2020
Kids talk about libraries
From the mouths of babes: children talk about what libraries mean to them (prepare to be startled!).
19 December 2019
Revealing The Ian Potter Queen's Hall
Watch the stunning transformation of the Library's original 1856 reading room into the majestic The Ian Potter Queen's Hall.
17 December 2019
One object many stories: The Ashes
Listen to a fascinating talk on the stories and significance of cricket's 'sacred soot'.
05 December 2019
Discover your transformed Library
Your new sanctuary in the city is here to discover!
03 December 2019
Designing a world-class library
Learn how world-class libraries are designed in this talk by Morten Schmidt, whose firm SHL co-led the design of the Library's new spaces.
30 November 2019
An eyewitness account of the Eureka Stockade
Read about historian Clare Wright's painstaking efforts to identify the anonymous author of a rare goldfields diary.
30 November 2019
Watch a video with 2016 Creative Fellows Marita Dyson and Stuart Flanagan from the Orbweavers, discussing their inspirational research into West Melbourne's waterways.